Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on September 9, 2020
4:00 – Kresta Comments: Faithful Citizenship Series
4:20 – From the Desert to Paradise
As a member of the Jehovah Witnesses Watchtower Society, Deacon Tom Cabeen believed the end was nigh and was reluctant to start a family. But after he read evidence that dismantled the Watchtower Chronology, he was forced to reconsider everything the society taught. Though his doubts increased, he was not quite ready to leave – but he eventually did and is now a Catholic Deacon. He tells the story.
5:00 – Life in the Unreal City
A college in Michigan has announced a bi-monthly “Non-POC Café” for “students that do not identify as persons of color to gather and to discuss their experience as students on campus and as non-POC in the world.” Not too long ago you would have seen a story like that and assumed it was satire, but that’s no longer the case. We’re living in a world that has lost all focus on reality. Anthony Esolen gives us his diagnoses.
5:40 – Happy (Belated) Birthday to Our Blessed Mother!
Yesterday we celebrated the Nativity of our Blessed Mother. She’s arguably history’s most famous women – the namesake of thousands of schools and churches and the inspiration for thousands of pieces of art. Yet we also call her “the woman wrapped in silence.” What lies between these two extremes? We’ll talk with Fr. David Meconi.